Diccionario de Nombres Propios (Spanish Edition). Amelie Nothomb. 2, ratings by Goodreads. ISBN / ISBN Published. Diccionario de Nombres Propios (English, Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Amelie Nothomb ; ; Modern fiction, General & literary fiction, Fiction. Libros de Segunda Mano (posteriores a ) – Literatura – Narrativa – Otros: Amelie nothomb. diccionario de nombres propios. anagrama primera edicion.

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When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. When she was five the family moved to China. Her stories often contain such implausible elements — presented as if they were mere nothings — as to render the whole thing just Very unusual and a bit strange. Accepted at Paris’s most prestigious ballet school, Plectrude devotes herself to artistic perfection, giving dance her heart and soul – and ultimately her body.

Her long lost crush. Please add page numbers. View all 4 comments. I am enjoying this book at the beginning and the ending. And here that’s a shame, because the ballet wmelie part was really good.

The book had no flow, just bunch of shocking, weird, short sentences put together. Lucette calls the baby Plectrude and then commits suicide. At the finish ‘line’, she met Amelie Nothomb the author and she killed her as Amelie questioning and dccionario the fate of her mother and hers.


The other kids are somewhat afraid of her but do look up to her. Open Preview See a Problem?

Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when nothomn explicitly choose to end it. The child born in a jail and named her, Plectrude.


Far from sight, a voice she once knew called her. At age 13, she was in love with a new transferred boy named, Mathieu Saladin. There are not so much dynamics in the middle arc. Yet despite these and other goodies, The Book left me hungry for a more extraordinary work, which Ms. The only good diccionatio I can say for it was that it wasn’t long.

But the ending here is priceless! Nach ihrer Geburt bringt sich ihre Mutter um She tells the story as fast as possible and leaves the reader in a glow.

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That could have been developed into a much more powerful novel, but then Nothomb has to go and ruin it with exaggerated weirdness. Awed by his scar across his face but distasted by his behaviour. This is the story of a teenage girl who gets pregnant and then decides the baby’s father will not be a good father, so she kills him, goes to jail, has the baby in jail, gives her a horrible name Plechtrude and then kills herself.

The name says it all. She enters a dance school after she is unable to adapt to the normal children’s school.

Cover for Plectrude by Amelie Nothomb 3 11 Jan 10, She decides that she will do no harm to the father of her child and just like her mother she had the urge to kill herself right after the baby born.

While in prison, Lucette gives birth to a daughter to whom she bequeaths the portentous name of an obscure saint, Plectrude, before hanging herself. I was anticipating something as exceptional as, for example, a novel written in the non-linear format of a dictionary.


Was macht unser Nun endlich: That a common, unexceptional name could be exceptional in the sense it contains all the possibilities? Jednog dana Lucette koja je bila u 8. There is a lot of good stuff in the novel: That felt off, but I can somehow still forgive it.

In this case, it makes for an inconsistent, flat story. Por lo general un autor no necesariamente deslumbra con todas sus creaciones y muchas veces nos topamos con una historia de nuestro autor favorito que no nos convence del todo. Nothomb is a tough cookie to fathom.

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Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Nothmob actually doesn’t kill herself at the end, but you half wish she would to put you out of your misery.

This is an unusual book for me. And by the end of this tale, death is inevitable, but not at the hands of her own mother, but at the hands of the author herself. Pero tampoco es tan grave.

A activation email has been sent to you. I didn’t care much for the ending, but that’s the point – I’m a western woman and didn’t like that the story’s ending marred the “happily ever after” I yearned for.

With such an ominous origin, you could expect something intriguing.